Random Musings

Becoming More Tookish

If you're friends with me on social media, then you might have seen that my boyfriend and I were lucky enough to go on a trip to Vail, Colorado last weekend, in honor of a friend's wedding. Though I could gush about beautiful the wedding was (it was stunning), how the vows almost made me… Continue reading Becoming More Tookish

Writing Posts

The Darker Side of a Dream

My boyfriend is really lovely in that he's super supportive when it comes to my writing career. And it includes all facets of it: cooking dinner so I can finishing up drafting a short story, listening to my confusing ramblings as I try to verbally work out plot holes as I'm editing my novels (even… Continue reading The Darker Side of a Dream


Bloody Rose

Title: Bloody Rose Author: Nicholas Eames Publisher: Aug. 2018, Orbit books Blurb: Live fast, die young. Tam Hashford is tired of working at her local pub, slinging drinks for world-famous mercenaries and listening to the bards sing of adventure and glory in the world beyond her sleepy hometown. When the biggest mercenary band of all rolls… Continue reading Bloody Rose

Quest for Discovery

Quest for Discovery: Week Thirty Five

Hello, dear ones! So, full disclosure: I'm writing this post on Thursday, but it's going live on Sunday, like they usually do. But, if you're reading this when it gets posted, then I'm actually out of town at a friend's wedding at the moment, hence why I wasn't able to do a full resolution update… Continue reading Quest for Discovery: Week Thirty Five

Random Musings

Let Them Read

This might be a tad bit of an awkward post, considering I'm definitely going to make a confession during the middle of it, but it's something that's been on my brain for a while now, after randomly reading a tweet about it (and I can't remember where the tweet came from or what it said,… Continue reading Let Them Read



Title: Shadowblack Author: Sebastien de Castell Publisher: Aug. 2018, Orbit books Blurb:A failed mage turned outlaw must use guile and a handful of spells to challenge a dangerous rival in the second book of an exciting adventure fantasy series from Sebastien de Castell. Forced to live as an outlaw, Kellen relies on his wits and… Continue reading Shadowblack

Books, Writing Posts

Soul of the World

Title: Soul of the World Author: David Mealing Publisher: June 2017, Orbit books Blurb: A brilliant debut epic fantasy with a unique magic system and unforgettable characters. It is a time of revolution. in the cities, food shortages stir citizens to riots against the crown. In the wilds, new magic threatens the dominance of the tribes.… Continue reading Soul of the World

Random Musings

Reframing My Focus

I think I need to change my mindset when it comes to working out. This past summer, I pretty much...didn't. I had the time, even though my schedule was a little wonky, constantly changing and different from usual, messing up my routine. But even still, it wasn't a priority, like it should have been; like… Continue reading Reframing My Focus

Quest for Discovery

Quest for Discovery: Week Thirty Four

Hello, friends! It's sort of a bittersweet day, I think? After today,  I go back to working nights, after working days, i.e., a normal person schedule, for the past month. There are elements I'm really excited about, in returning to my normal schedule, 3pm-12am. A lot of the goals that I haven't been meeting over the summer,… Continue reading Quest for Discovery: Week Thirty Four

Video Games

A Plea for RPGs

So, I'm a pretty huge gamer. RPGs, specifically. I've pretty much sold pieces of my soul to BioWare and Bethesda, particularly, and I'm totally okay with that. The games that they create makes that totally worth it. The characters who I fall in love with, the worlds that are immersive and vast and let me… Continue reading A Plea for RPGs